Donald Trump reaches required number of delegates

Trump now has 1,238 delegates, one more than the necessary number to clinch the Republican presidential nomination.

// Are Trump’s accusations about Warren true?

Donald Trump accused Elizabeth Warren of being a “total hypocrite” because she “bought foreclosed housing and made a quick killing.”

A 19th-century shipwreck was discovered at a construction site in the Seaport District.

City of Boston Archaeology Program

Shipwreck found during Seaport construction

A 19th-century shipwreck was discovered at an ongoing project in the waterfront neighborhood.


// A lesson on infrastructure from the Anderson Bridge fiasco

The delays in the Anderson Bridge project hold key lessons for America’s broader inability to solve its infrastructure problems.

// Lots of big ideas for Northern Avenue Bridge

The city received 133 entries in a citywide contest, with images ranging from hand-drawn pictures to sophisticated computerized renderings.

// How would you design a new Northern Avenue Bridge?

Entries in the contest to inspire a new bridge over the Fort Point Channel ranged from simple to grandiose.

// Going to the beach this weekend? Don’t get near any baby seals.

Humans can stress out the pups, making it less likely that mothers will come ashore to retrieve them.

Twin brother of Auburn suspect wanted on larceny charge

A warrant was issued for Giancarlo Zambrano after he failed to appear for a pretrial hearing.

// Major showing expected for wake of slain Auburn officer

The wake for Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Charlton Thursday afternoon.

// Rejected Southie Starbucks isn’t going quietly

Starbucks has asked the city’s licensing board to reconsider its denial of a permit needed to operate a proposed store in South Boston.

Video captures off-duty officer, pedestrian in scuffle

Boston police have begun an investigation after a video surfaced of an off-duty officer roughing up a civilian in the Back Bay.

// She had to drive her mom 2,000 miles to see her graduate from Harvard. Here’s why

Putting Norma Torres Mendoza’s mother on an airplane meant risking deportation.

// ‘When you find my body, please call my husband,’ missing hiker wrote

A hiker who died in 2013 after going off the Appalachian Trail in Maine kept a journal and apparently survived for at least 26 days.

Alex Speier

// John Farrell has a unique view on hitting streaks

The Red Sox manager can readily provide context for Xander Bogaerts’s and Jackie Bradley Jr.’s hitting streaks.

ground game

// Why the State Dept. e-mail investigation really matters

The report could affect Hillary Clinton’s ability to pivot her campaign heading into the general election.

Pioneer Realty Group


In three Back Bay mansions, Gilded Age shines again

Three properties that were converted into office space come full circle, and are becoming homes again.

// Pilot snaps selfie during flight in solar-powered plane

The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 landed in Pennsylvania Wednesday, the latest stop of its journey around the world.

scott kirsner | Innovation economy

// Testing your knowledge on 400 years of Mass. innovation

How much do you know about the state’s long history of breakthroughs?

// These are the top 10 concerts in Boston this summer, according to StubHub

The ticket resale service compiled the data of most-searched Boston-area concerts from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Perspective | Globe Magazine

// Where the restaurants aren’t — and why

When Back Bay has more than 200 liquor licenses and Mattapan has two, the system needs an overhaul, argues a former city councilor.

// Where garbage goes to die

No-man’s lands sit astride murky property lines, overgrown roadsides, hard-to-reach areas, or easily forgotten ones.

Opinion & Ideas


// The twin tests Donald Trump presents

Donald Trump’s ascension is both a public-affairs exam for the American public and a Rorschach test for the chattering class.

Life sciences

STAT, a national publication from Boston Globe Media Partners, covers health, medicine, and life sciences.

Ground Game

Ground Game

// Could N.H. share its presidential primary day with Mass.?

The GOP could significantly curb the influence of the four early primary states by linking them to a neighboring state.

The Big Picture

Mount Sinabung erupts

Mount Sinabung erupted violently in Indonesia this week, killing at least seven and forcing thousands to flee.

Globe investigations

// Private schools, painful secrets

More than 200 victims. At least 90 legal claims. At least 67 private schools in New England. This is the story of hundreds of students sexually abused by staffers, and emerging from decades of silence today.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Design New England

Design New England

// When inspiration strikes

With their home as canvas, the couple behind KTII Design Group embrace the stylistic power of change.